Tareq Ramadan

Tareq Ramadan

Adjunct Professor


Tareq Ramadan


Anthropology/Near Eastern Studies

I am an adjunct interdisciplinary professor who has taught eight different courses in Anthropology and Middle Eastern, Arab and Islamic history, culture, civilization, and contemporary society over the past 15 years, including the following courses at Wayne State:

1. NE 2000- Introduction to Islamic Civilization of the Near East
2. NE 2030/HIS 1800- The Age of Islamic Empires
3. NE 2040/HIS 1810- The Modern Middle East
4. NE 3040/HIS 3320- The 20th Century Middle East (WWI- Present)
5. NE 2700 (Topics)- Islam in America: A History
6. ANT/NE 3550- Arab Society in Transition
7. ANT 1100/2100- Introduction to Anthropology
8. ANT 3200- Lost Cities and Ancient Civilizations

I am also the Project Manager of the local non-profit organization "Project We Hope, Dream, and Believe" where I wrote and was/were rewarded an $380,850 Civil Rights Grant to rehabilitate the one-time Inkster home of civil rights icon Malcolm X (who once a gave a talk at Wayne State in 1963) and to transform it into a museum. I also successfully presented the nomination for and landed the home on the National Registry of Historic Places and later, organized an archaeological excavation project at the site with Wayne State's Anthropology Department who led the dig. 

I was also selected to the Arab America Foundation's 40 under 40 list in 2022:www.arabamerica.com/arab-america-foundation-announces-40-under-40-awardees-class-of-2022/ 


  • B.A. in Anthropology
  • M.A. in Near Eastern Studies
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology